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Monday Morning Hangover: Rick Story ends Gunnar Nelson's unbeaten streak in Sweden
After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 53 event over the weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) in Stockholm, Sweden, plenty of fighters were still feeling the buzz; however, Gunnar Nelson is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after suffering the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) carer at the hands of Rick Story.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:45AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 55: Soa Palelei got his ass whooped in Thailand (and it's not a bad thing)
Soa Palelei will step foot inside the Octagon for the fifth time when he takes on Daniel Omielanczuk at UFC Fight Night 55 in his home country of Australia. Before he is set to go to war, "The Hulk" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming opponent, life outside the cage, and his plans on becoming UFC champion in the very near future.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:42AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Dennis Bermudez unruffled by Conor McGregor’s potential title shot but questions the downside of his own 'politeness' tactics
UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez discusses Conor McGregor’s rapid rise through the division to a potential title shot and what he should have done differently during his run.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:34AM by xdanish020 - 13 comments
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Travis Browne not looking for quick finish against Brendan Schaub: 'Honestly, I don't want to knock him out'
UFC heavyweight Travis Browne revealed that he is not interested in a quick knockout win against Brendan Schaub.
Submitted Oct 7, 2014 1:31AM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
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'Fight of the Night' winner Piotr Hallmann fails UFC Fight Night 51 drug test
Piotr Hallmann has been suspended nine months following a failed drug test at this past month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event, where he won a “Fight of the Night” bonus.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 2:54PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Alexander Gustafsson addresses fans, defends UFC Fight Night 53's losing Swedes
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 event proved to be a rough night for Swedish fighters, but the country’s most recognizable vet – Alexander Gustafsson – has come to their defense.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fighter Josh Burkman: I Lost That Fight to Get out of My Contract
Last October, Josh Burkman, fresh off the biggest win of his career over former UFC contender Jon Fitch, lost a fight for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title to the relatively unknown underdog Steve Carl. A huge favorite, Burkman was caught in a triangle choke in the fourth round and ended the night unconscious rather than victorious.
Submitted Oct 6, 2014 9:22AM by jjeans - 8 comments
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After first KO loss, Tarec Saffiedine has 'no excuses' for UFC Fight Night 54 defeat
HALIFAX – In an age where excuses for a loss are a dime a dozen, Tarec Saffiedine lacks reasoning for his UFC Fight Night 54 defeat to Rory MacDonald.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:48PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
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Raphael Assuncao not entirely happy with performance despite title shot desire
HALIFAX – After beating Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54, bantamweight Raphael Assuncao immediately made it known he’s got seven straight wins at 135 pounds.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:47PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
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Despite UFC bonus check, newcomer Charles Rosa finds little comfort in moral victory
STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Charles Rosa came up short in a thrilling tussle with veteran Dennis Siver, collecting $50,000 for the evening’s “Fight of the Night.” But in the aftermath, Rosa was focused more on his loss than the financial gain.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:44PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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Max Holloway admits he was 'feeling bad' while pummeling Akira Corassani
STOCKHOLM – As Max Holloway unloaded punch after punch on an obviously dazed Akira Corassani, the Hawaiian said there was one thought going through his mind: When is somebody going to stop this fight?
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:42PM by xdanish020 - 1 comment
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In making case for title shot, Rory MacDonald asks a question he hopes we can't answer
Rory MacDonald began the night at UFC Fight Night 54 standing motionless in his corner, looking not unlike a lifelike robot that had been trained to do nothing more than blink and breathe.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:41PM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Following upset win over Gunnar Nelson, Rick Story ready to kick start title run: ‘My goal is to be the world champion’
UFC welterweight competitor Rick Story expressed interest in working his way towards a potential title shot following his upset victory over Gunnar Nelson.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 10:37PM by xdanish020 - 6 comments
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Chris Weidman puzzled why American fans don't root for American fighters
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes his "All-American" moniker seriously.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:26PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Johnson, May, and Mitchell released from the UFC
It appears that Dashon Johnson, Jack May, and Danny Mitchell have been released from their UFC contracts.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Josh Burkman laughs off suggestion he threw Steve Carl fight after sending unclear Tweet
Twitter is one of the most important and used communication tools available to anyone today, but it can often be a medium that's hard to use correctly.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:59PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC Fight Night 54 draws reported 10,782 attendance for $926,000 live gate
Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 54 event drew an announced attendance of 10,782 and a live gate of $926,000.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:54PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Short on memories, Magnus Cedenblad survived broken mouthpiece for gutsy win
STOCKHOLM – Magnus Cedenblad would be happy to tell you all about the courage it took for him to battle through a near-knockout at the hands of Scott Askham. Unfortunately, he can’t.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 1:53PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Fight Night 54 Bonuses: MacDonald, Aubin-Mercier, Kelades and Holohan win 50,000
Kelades and Holohan earned “Fight of the Night” honors, while MacDonald and Aubin-Mercier each won “Performance of the Night” bonuses for their knockout and submission wins.
Submitted Oct 5, 2014 2:23AM by FlashyG - 2 comments
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UFC Fight Night Stockholm post-fight bonuses: Holloway, Wilkinson, Siver and Rosa pocket $50,000
Max Holloway and Mike Wilkinson picked up performance bonuses for their first round stoppage wins while Dennis Siver and Charles Rosa won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours.
Submitted Oct 4, 2014 6:27PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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